Africa 1943


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The map: Vintage map of Africa in 1943 during World War II. Countries are shown with color-tinted areas with cities, major lakes and rivers. The relationship of the continent of Africa to Europe and the Middle East is clearly shown in this map. This original print is over 73 years old. The original mapmakers were Matthews-Northrup Works, published by World Publishing Company.

Page Size: 10 1/8 (w) by 13 3/4 (h) inches

Map Size: 9 3/8 (w) by 13 1/4 (h) inches

Mat Size: 16 by 20 inches

Optional mat with backing board: Crescent Select 100% virgin alpha-cellulose, conservation-grade board stock, 4 ply thickness (.050"-.060"). Mat and backing board are neutral, off-white in color with a white core, 100% acid- and lignin-free to protect the map print. Each mat opening is a custom cut with a 45° beveled edge for optimal presentation.

Fits any standard 16 by 20 inches picture frame. See Mats and Frames for more information.

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Snapshot in time:  Italy’s Mussolini is deposed and placed under arrest. The cost of a U.S. first-class stamp: $0.03. The Pentagon is completed, becoming the world’s largest office building.

Collections: Africa & Subregions

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